Tag: data

Bernard DayoJune 20, 2018

Linda Ikeji is here to take our data with LiTV, and she’s already thinking about the future

Soon after the launch of the much-talked-about streaming service Linda Ikeji TV, it was reported that the platform gained 10,000 ...

EditorApril 25, 2018

Globacom and Huawei are about to bring us the fastest Internet Nigeria has seen yet

What self respecting media company in Nigeria hasn’t had its fair share of struggles with getting good internet. We are ...

SponsorApril 4, 2018

Facebook to make its terms and data policy clearer without new rights to use people’s data

Facebook has announced a new plan to make its terms and data policy clearer without new rights to use people’s ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Nigerians to get 14-day grace after data expires – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is set to issue a directive to network operators to give a 14-day window to ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 29, 2017

Earth to Nigeria: Your population is officially a crisis | 4 takeaways from latest United Nations data

By the year 2050, Africa will be the most populous place in the world and Nigeria will be the third ...

AzeezMay 6, 2017

Crosscheck your data before Saturday midnight | JAMB urges candidates

by Azeez Adeniyi The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has urged prospective candidates for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to ...

Isime EseneJanuary 26, 2017

The Media Blog: Let’s talk about media and ‘The forbidden experiment’

Legend has it that King James IV once stretched, yawned and thought to himself ‘hm – what language would babies ...

Mazi EmekaDecember 22, 2016

It’s FREE! No need for data on Fidelity website, online banking and online app

It’s not even Christmas yet but we just can’t hold back all the freebies we have for you. So here’s ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: The price of free

by Elutidoye Oluwagbenga Free is one of the most used adjectives on the internet because of our inclination for free things or ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

The Thread: NCC’s decision is an act of outright corruption

Since NCC released that directive, the anger Nigerians feel can be cut with a knife. The eloquent, politically astutute and ...

Joachim MacEbongNovember 29, 2016

Dear NCC, you have gone mad and we’re here to tell you

From December 1st, data prices are expected to rise because of a directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission raising the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Opinion: Corruption is not Nigeria’s problem, we’ve got it all wrong

by Chuks Okeibunor Few days ago I read an article by a colleague; he was speaking to how in Obama’s ...

Isime EseneOctober 11, 2016

TMB Data: How many people watch Nigerian TV?

We had a very active National Broadcasting Commission under former director-general, Emeka Mba. Successive ministers of information saw and left ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

The Media Blog: Thursday is the most valuable day on Nigerian television – and other bits and bobs we found out

This week, for a special project we have been working on, we have been playing around with data – with a focus ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

SERAP says ‘NO’ to proposed FG’s tax on phone calls, data

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Sunday rejected the plan by the Federal Government to impose a 10 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 4, 2016

Airtel launches smartconnect for new customers (PHOTOS)

Telecommunication giants, Airtel Nigeria on Wednesday, August 3 launched a new plan for new customers- SmartConnect 2.0 Here are the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 2, 2016

Opinion: Konga’s numbers — data pornography for Nigerian startups

by Ngozi The recent disclosure of Kinnevik’s valuation of Konga and the latter’s active customer numbers caused a stir in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 2, 2016

Opinion: How agriculture can solve Nigeria’s unemployment crisis

by Chambers Umezulike The Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics has pegged Nigeria’s general unemployment rate at 12.1% as at the first ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 31, 2016

213bn,12,915… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

12, 915 The number of ghost workers discovered on the payrolls of 23 local governments in Sokoto N218.7 million The ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: The new face of development is 1.8 billion strong

By Douglas Imaralu “Humans are but emotional beings searching for truth or reason.” Truth or reason. These two words are behind ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 21, 2016

Minister reveals a few challenges of Buhari’s social protection scheme

by Emeka Nwankwo The Minister of State for Labor and Employment, James Ocholi, has revealed that the ministry has no ...

OluwapelumiJanuary 8, 2016

Will Netflix really make a difference in Africa?

Let’s not go that far yet. Let’s start from Nigeria. Yesterday, when the news broke about Netflix being available in ...

Janeth JFebruary 12, 2015

Arrest and prosecute anyone caught buying PVCs – APC tells INEC

by Ranti Joseph All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River on Thursday, February 12, enjoined the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

MuyiwaJanuary 27, 2015

8 things affecting battery and data life on your Android + how to manage them

by Muyiwa Matuluko Android user? If you’ve ever had 1GB of data finish in less than the expected time, or ...

YEditorAugust 19, 2014

Analysis: How far does social media really go? | We interrogate

by Adedayo Ademuwagun In the last few years, the influence of social media has grown rapidly in Nigeria. More people ...

May 30, 2014

Finally, NCC reveals why Android users pay more for data in Nigeria

by Oge Okonkwo The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is well aware of the lamentations of  Nigerian users of Android ...

November 17, 2013

Stop peddling lies, Nigeria does not have 100million destitutes – Presidency tells World Bank

by Isi Esene The Presidency is clearly not amused by claims allegedly made by the World Bank Country Director, Marie-Francois ...

May 9, 2013

Of big data and conversations in the hallway – #MWWA2013 Day 1 [RECAP]

by Tolu Agunbiade For me, the best part of #MWWA2013 Day 1 happened outside the conference hall, in the hallways ...

February 2, 2013

Change your password! Twitter reports 250,000 users had their personal data stolen by hackers [DETAILS]

As many as a quarter of a million Twitter users may have had their personal details stolen by hackers, after ...

December 6, 2012

Surely, you’ve heard of BudgIT? Public finance app set to launch mobile version

by Akan Ido BudgIT, Nigeria’s civic startup is launching a mobile version of its website which will be accessible via ...

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